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What are the most widely spoken languages?


The languages are systems of communication, possessing countries and sometimes regions and ethnic groups, which in their entirety, are verbal systems. I.e. all the languages that can be arrived to find on our planet, are verbal. Not so, written, though of course the languages spoken or more important if they do. Already that not all languages even to speak, they have a formal writing system. Usually, this occurs with internal dialects, some countries of the Middle East and Oceania. Languages, can be understood, as true social and historical phenomena that were giving different peoples who inhabited Earth, for thousands of years ago. Thus, languages, are phenomena internal or regional, representative of cultures, beliefs and above all, of a common history of one or more villages in particular.

Now, with regard to what are the most widely spoken languages, we can point to the 10 most widely spoken languages on Earth. This classification is done by the measurement of inhabitants, of one or more countries that speak that language.

First we have to the Chinese, which is spoken by a 23.6% of the world population. Second English, with an 11.3%. Third hindi with 8.2%. The Spanish, with a 6.9% fourth. The Russian, with a 4.7% fifth. Sixth Arabic with a 4.1%. Seventh bengali, with 3.8%. Eighth Portuguese, with a 3.5%. Ninth Indonesian, with a 3.3%. And tenth, the French, with 2.5%.

With respect to the history of these languages, which are the most widely spoken languages in the world, will examine the four main (Chinese mandarin, English, hindi, and Spanish).

With regard to the Chinese mandarin (whose representation using Western characters is called pinyin,) is the official language of the People's Republic of China. The one which was approved by the central Government, in the year of 1958. It is clear, that language was officially adopted in 1979 (January 1). To view the details of your story we can ask for it on this site.

With respect to English, this was born by means of various tribes who came from the North of Germany and parts of Denmark, which arrived on the island that today is Great Britain. These tribes were those of anglos, Jutes, Saxons and Frisian. They talked about a type of old low German. These tribes, came to the island, by means of an ancient ruler of the British Islands, who invited them to live there (with the consequent land donation), to change that will help it defeat the tribe of the Picts. Even though certain linguists, this story is more than legendary. An interesting fact is that English has different terms that somehow suggest what they mean with their sound, for example wave (wave), bark (bark); According to the experts this is due to the nomadic tribes that originated the language were inspired by the sounds and movements of nature.

With respect to the hindi language which is spoken in India, we can point out that its origins are fairly recent. In fact, it began to take shape in the middle of the Decade of the 50's, in the India. A situation that occurred through the Pakistani politicians. Since them, felt, that the urdu language formerly spoken in the area, was originally from the identity of Pakistan. Since them, have origins that come from the Arabic and Persian culture. So, as other reminiscences were removed and left to the Hindus.

Finally, with regard to Spanish language widely spoken in the Americas and Spain, is one of the languages that has most suffered changes, due to the various invasions that lived in the Iberian peninsula. In fact, it took more than one millennium, so the language as such, tip and create deep roots in the Hispanic population. Invasions to which we referred, were carried out by the Romans, the Goths and the Arabs.

But it was not until the 15th century when the kingdoms of Castile and Aragon were merged, that Spanish, languages spoken in the first Kingdom, began to prevail in the peninsula. Language which spread to America, through the Spanish conquest led by the colonization that took place Cristóbal Colón (with its famous "discovery" of America).
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